This study makes use of the Big Five Inventory Personality Assessment to attempt to predict perceived hearing aid benefit, and compare with the Client Oriented Scale of Improvement. The end goal is to assess if identification of personality traits can be used as a counseling tool to promote hearing aid uptake and positive perceived benefit.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Personality Assessment; Hearing Aids
Sommers, Mitchell; Smith, Steve
Neal, A'ja Danell, "The Big Five personality traits as they correlate with subjective measures of hearing loss and self perception in newly identified adults, to predict hearing aid benefits" (2015). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 702. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.